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message 1: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (last edited Mar 12, 2018 10:46AM) (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
The Heroes Challenge
This challenge has categories that are based on various superheroes from comics/movies/shows. It will be a team challenge, so if you want to play as an individual please let us know. To sign up, just comment below.

Rules
*Books must be read and reviewed from April 1st to May 31st.
*Books must be 100 pages to count (using the most rated edition on goodreads)
**Books read that are under 100 pages will count toward page counts, but not category points
**Books that are DNFed can count toward pages, but not category points. A review and/or status updates is still required
*Manga and graphic novels can be read and will count for ¼ of the listed page count--they will count toward pages only
*Categories can only be completed once per team until all categories are complete
*Five detailed status updates can be used in place of a review
*Buddy reads must take place within this group to count for bonus points
*You must make a minimum of five comments on a buddy read to earn points
*Alternate cover editions can be used
*If you read a book about a superhero (from the categories below) you will get an extra point!

Points
*One point for every book read and reviewed that fits a category
*Three points for every buddy read
*Five points for the group book of the month (must participate in the discussion)
*Five points for every 1000 pages read


The Heroes
Captain America
*A book set during WW2
*A patriotic book/book that is color(s) of your nation’s flag

Batman
*A book with an orphan main character
*A book about a detective

Iron Man
*A book about an inventor and/or scientist
*A book about a child genius

Wonder Woman
*A book written by a woman
*A translated book

Thor
*A book focused around mythology
*A day of the week in the title

The Hulk
*A book that involves shapeshifters
*A book that deals with mental health

Daredevil
*A book with a blind character
*A book about a lawyer/has a law element

Doctor Strange
*A book involving magic
*A book with doctors/medical theme

Superman
*A sci-fi/dystopia
*A book set in space

The Flash
*A novella (short book)
*A book with wings on the cover

Robin
*A book set in a circus/with acrobats
*Title starts with R

Aquaman
*A book set under water
*A book with a blue cover

Black Panther
*A book with a genre minority main character
*A book set in Africa

Black Widow
*A book with assassins/espionage
*A book set in Russia/has a Russian influence

Hawkeye
*A bow/arrow on the cover
*A book with a deaf character

Vision
*A book with a non-human main character
*A book with time travel

Elektra
*A book featuring a mercenary
*A book set in Asia/with an Asian influence

Spiderman
*A book with a school setting
*A book set in NYC

Scarlet Witch
*A book featuring twins
*A book with a red cover

Red Wolf
*A book with indigenous characters
*A book with an animal focus


Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9906 comments I'm in!!!


message 3: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
Bookbuyer wrote: "I'm in!!!"

so quick! I didn't even do a participant thing yet!! <3


message 4: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (last edited Mar 21, 2018 05:52AM) (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
Participants:
Team:
Bookbuyer
Alaina
RainySun
Lane
Felicia
Jennifer
Wolf
Cristina
Rhunee
Nadia
Laura (acquariusgb)
Charley Girl
Andrea
Cindee
Jenn
Slytherpuff
Rebecca
Trisha
Hanna
Carolina
Rae
~ Giulia ~
Jessica
Tim
Jamie
Gaia

Solo:
Lindsey
Jamie (The Kansan Reader)
Marissa
Susan
Heather
Hannah


Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9906 comments I can delete my comment if it helps. lol.


message 6: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
haha no it's fine! I'll keep it


Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9906 comments Next time I'll make sure the participants thing is up first lol. ^-^


Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9906 comments Going to start planning my books and looking for BRs. Hope the YA Buddies goes up soon! :)


message 9: by RainySun (new)

RainySun (sunnyrain) | 875 comments I'm in! 🙌


message 10: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9906 comments It would be cool to have a villain challenge sometime. :)


message 11: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
Bookbuyer wrote: "It would be cool to have a villain challenge sometime. :)"

omg yes!


message 12: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
Bookbuyer wrote: "Next time I'll make sure the participants thing is up first lol. ^-^"

haha it's all good! I was distracted and saw that you did sign up :D


message 13: by Lane (new)

Lane (crookshanksandcoffee) | 440 comments Team please :)


message 14: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
Added everyone up to here :D


message 15: by Lindsey (new)

Lindsey | 66 comments I'm in - solo please


message 16: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
Lindsey wrote: "I'm in - solo please"

added!


message 17: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 14801 comments Mod
Me me me! Team please! :D


message 18: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9906 comments Alaina wrote: "Bookbuyer wrote: "It would be cool to have a villain challenge sometime. :)"

omg yes!"


I loved Renegades and it made me think of villains. But Disney villains would also be cool. :)


message 19: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
Bookbuyer wrote: "Alaina wrote: "Bookbuyer wrote: "It would be cool to have a villain challenge sometime. :)"

omg yes!"

I loved Renegades and it made me think of villains. But Disney villains would also be cool. :)"


OMG YES! A villains challenge would be amazing! maybe for August?


message 20: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
Felicia wrote: "Me me me! Team please! :D"

Added!


message 21: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9906 comments Alaina wrote: "Bookbuyer wrote: "Alaina wrote: "Bookbuyer wrote: "It would be cool to have a villain challenge sometime. :)"

omg yes!"

I loved Renegades and it made me think of villains. But Disney villains wou..."


Sounds good!


message 22: by Jennifer, Maker of BR Threads (new)

Jennifer | 3006 comments Mod
I'm in - team pls.


message 23: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
Jennifer wrote: "I'm in - team pls."

ADDED!


message 24: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 14801 comments Mod
OMG! A Disney challenge! That would be effin' awesome! I am a HUGE Disney fan. :D


message 25: by Lindsey (new)

Lindsey | 66 comments Disney would be AMAZING!! Love Disney.


message 26: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9906 comments Felicia wrote: "OMG! A Disney challenge! That would be effin' awesome! I am a HUGE Disney fan. :D"

I love Disney as well! ^-^


message 27: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 14801 comments Mod
Dude, we mods are slacking! Let's get the ball rolling on a Disney challenge! Lol. I'm gonna have to give it some thought. This NEEDS to happen. Haha.


message 28: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
Felicia wrote: "Dude, we mods are slacking! Let's get the ball rolling on a Disney challenge! Lol. I'm gonna have to give it some thought. This NEEDS to happen. Haha."

LOL well we have so many challenges planned already. we have the next two quarterly and monthly challenges planned until july.


message 29: by Wolf (Alpha) (new)

Wolf (Alpha) | 121 comments Team


message 30: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 14801 comments Mod
Alaina wrote: "Felicia wrote: "Dude, we mods are slacking! Let's get the ball rolling on a Disney challenge! Lol. I'm gonna have to give it some thought. This NEEDS to happen. Haha."

LOL well we have so many cha..."


I know! We're so ahead it's great! :D


message 31: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
Wolf (Alpha) wrote: "Team"

ADDED :D


message 32: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
Cristina wrote: "joining as well!"

team or solo?


message 33: by Rhunee (new)

Rhunee 'Romikwyn' (romikwyn) | 14 comments I'm interested.

Team please!


Mrs. Allen 107 (The Kansan Reader) (thekansanreader) I'm in! Solo please.


message 35: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 14801 comments Mod
Jamie (The Kansan Reader) wrote: "I'm in! Solo please."

Jamie, we can never be on a team together if you always sign up for solo! Lol.


message 36: by Enne (new)

Enne (worldsofwords) I'm in for team!


Mrs. Allen 107 (The Kansan Reader) (thekansanreader) Felicia wrote: "Jamie (The Kansan Reader) wrote: "I'm in! Solo please."

Jamie, we can never be on a team together if you always sign up for solo! Lol."


Sorry. Lol. I will sign up for a team next month. Promise.


message 38: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
Rhunee wrote: "I'm interested.

Team please!"


Nadia wrote: "I'm in for team!"

Jamie (The Kansan Reader) wrote: "I'm in! Solo please."

ADDED!


message 39: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 14801 comments Mod
Jamie (The Kansan Reader) wrote: "Felicia wrote: "Jamie (The Kansan Reader) wrote: "I'm in! Solo please."

Jamie, we can never be on a team together if you always sign up for solo! Lol."

Sorry. Lol. I will sign up for a team next ..."


Okay. :D


message 40: by Marissa (new)

Marissa | 1109 comments Can join solo please? :)


message 41: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
Marissa wrote: "Can join solo please? :)"

added


Laura (acquariusgb) (acquariusgb) | 442 comments Love it! I'm in! : )


message 43: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
Laura (acquariusgb) wrote: "Love it! I'm in! : )"

team or solo?


Laura (acquariusgb) (acquariusgb) | 442 comments Alaina wrote: "Laura (acquariusgb) wrote: "Love it! I'm in! : )"

team or solo?"


Team please


Laura (acquariusgb) (acquariusgb) | 442 comments I've got 3 Arrow books and 1 Flash book to read, but I don't think they'll count, LOL ! : P


message 46: by Charley Girl (new)

Charley Girl (charleygirl9) | 678 comments I'm in for a team please. Cool idea!


message 47: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 14801 comments Mod
Laura (acquariusgb) wrote: "I've got 3 Arrow books and 1 Flash book to read, but I don't think they'll count, LOL ! : P"

We totally should've added in there that if you read a book about that superhero that it counts! I didn't even think of that!


message 48: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51860 comments Mod
Charley Girl wrote: "I'm in for a team please. Cool idea!"

added!


message 49: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8239 comments We could add that to the rules.


message 50: by Susan (new)

Susan (jazzescrapper) | 467 comments I'm in and solo please


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